2nd UV4Plants Network Meeting: Programme

The final programme for the conference is now available. There are only 5 days left before the early registration at a reduced rate ends. This is good time to decide to join us in Bled for exciting talks and discussion sessions, and for networking with researchers in our field. Conference programme as a PDF file. Here is a direct link to the >> registration form <<.

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Bursaries for 2018 Network Meeting

UV4Plants Bursaries UV4Plants is offering up-to two bursaries of 200 Euros to early stage researchers (PhD students and postdocs) who will attend the 2nd Network Meeting in Bled to give an oral or poster presentation. Bursary holders will be expected to write a short article about their attendance at the conference for the UV4Plants Bulletin. All early stage researchers attending the meeting are strongly encouraged to apply, by submitting a statement (max 200 words) explaining why you merit the award of the bursary along with your submitted abstract to secretary@uv4plants.org by 15 January 2018.  

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International Conference ‘UV LED Technologies & Applications’

April 22-25, 2018 · Berlin, Germany DEADLINE OF ABSTRACT SUBMISSION: December 15, 2017 It is all about UV LEDs – the variety of their structures, manufacturing technologies, applications, trends, and novel developments. The international conference ‘UV LED Technologies & Applications’ brings together experts from science and industry to crosslink and to discuss the related issues. The conference will be held from April 22 to 25, 2018 at the MELIÁ Hotel in Berlin, Germany. The conference is organized jointly by the German consortium ‘Advanced UV for Life’ and the ‘International Ultraviolet Association’. Advanced UV for Life is a consortium of more…

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UV-B Meetings 2017

We are pleased to inform UV4Plants members about two conference sessions focused on UV-B research. These sessions have been organized jointly with the European Society for Photobiology (ESP) and will be part of the ESP Congress in Pisa in September 2017. To help UV4Plants members attend we have agreed a reduced registration fee with ESP and are also offering several bursaries. There are also other plant and non-plant photobiology symposia in the ESP Congress that may be of interest (see http://pisa2017.photobiology.eu). Please see UV meetings announcement and programme as a PDF file. Registration and fees UV4Plants members attending on 5 and…

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Organisation of UV4Plants 2018 Conference

UV4Plants invites expressions of interest from the membership to host the 2018 Conference The Conference will be held over 3 days to give ample time for informal discussion as well as a full programme of lectures and poster sessions and possibly an excursion. In addition, a Training School for early-stage researchers will be held immediately before the Conference at the same venue. Those interested in hosting the Conference should send expressions of interest to the Secretary, UV4Plants (secretary@uv4plants.org) by 3 February 2017, including the names of the proposed organisers, possible venues, accessibility (travel options), a provisional indication of costs for…

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5th annual meeting of the UK Plant Sciences Federation

Dr. Alan G. Jones has informed us of a conference of interest to our Association’s members: Dear UV4 Plant Secretary, I would be grateful if you could forward information to your members about the 5th annual meeting of the UK Plant Sciences Federation in UK 11-12th April 2016. The theme this year is ‘Plants in a changing world: molecule to ecosystem’. This year we also have a British Ecological Society sponsored session on ‘Ecological Resilience’ Abstract submission closes on 22nd Feb. For further details please go to the meeting website: http://plantsci2016.org.uk/ Best wishes, Alan Dr Alan G. Jones, MRSB

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UV4Plants News (2015-10-01)

Dear UV4Plants members, It has been a long time since I last wrote to you. My apologies for this long period of silence. Yet, despite the silence, lots of things have happened behind the screens, and the association for plant UV Research, UV4Plants, is now firmly established. Administrative hurdles were more cumbersome than anticipated. I never thought that opening a bank account for an association, without attracting tax liabilities, would be so difficult. However, now that “administrative aspects” are finalised, the focus is shifting to scientific activities (Thanks to Matthew Robson and Gyula Czégény). In this sense I want to…

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